Room Divider, “Carlton”, wood / plastic laminate, designed by Ettore Sottsass, made by Memphis, Italy, 1981

Made by Sottsass, Ettore in Italy, Europe, 1981.

Room Divider, “Carlton”, wood / plastic laminate, designed by Ettore Sottsass, made by Memphis, Italy, 1981.

‘Carlton’ room divider made of multicoloured plastic laminates over wood and designed in postmodern style. A large, freestanding, shelf system on a raised rectangular pedestal base with two drawers in the lower section, three horizontal shelves of varying length and a series of angled and vertical designs and supports. The upper section constructed in the form of an anthropomorphic stick...

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Room Divider, "Carlton", wood / plastic laminate, designed by Ettore Sottsass, made by Memphis, Italy, 1981.

'Carlton' room divider made of multicoloured plastic laminates over wood and designed in postmodern style. A large, freestanding, shelf system on a raised rectangular pedestal base with two drawers in the lower section, three horizontal shelves of varying length and a series of angled and vertical designs and supports. The upper section constructed in the form of an anthropomorphic stick type figure with a cubic open box forming the design apex. Coloured laminates used: base in black and white 'bacterio' pattern, brown, black, red, dark blue, orange, pink, lightblue, coral, lime green, primrose, dark grey and light grey. Manufactuer's marks back panel of base.

Dimensions

1900 mm
1965 mm
400 mm

Production

Designed by Ettore Sottsass, Italy, 1981.

Made by Memphis, Italy, 1981.

Designed by Ettore Sottsass and made by Memphis, Italy, 1981.
Sottsass, Ettore 1981

Source

Purchased 1986
1 January, 1970

Cite this Object

Room Divider, "Carlton", wood / plastic laminate, designed by Ettore Sottsass, made by Memphis, Italy, 1981 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 June 2017, <https://ma.as/54096>
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